Emerson definition of Challenging Behaviour

DDWA uses the Emerson definition for Challenging Behaviour ...

DDWA uses the Emerson definition for Challenging Behaviour:

“…behaviour of such an intensity, frequency of duration that the physical safety of the person or others is likely to be placed in serious jeopardy, or behaviour which is likely to seriously limit use of, or result in the person being denied access to, ordinary community facilities”

(Emerson, E. (1995) Challenging Behaviour. Analysis and Intervention in People with Learning Difficulties. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.)